Welcome to Root River Veterinary Center

Call us at (507) 765-2117

If you live in Fillmore County or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further! Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Established in 1981, Root River Veterinary Center is the only full-service, exclusively small animal hospital located in Fillmore County.

57bb618256038_VetFeature2.jpgWe are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Whether treating complicated medical conditions or providing regular wellness check ups, we would love to partner with you in keeping your pets healthy and happy! Acupuncture and chiropractic care are also available. Beyond first-rate pet care, we strive to provide exceptional service in a comfortable and family-friendly atmosphere.

We are happy to offer a number of resources to help you best care for your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. Many health and behavioral problems can be prevented before they even start. Becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (507) 765-2117 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our clinic is very easy to find -- just check out the map below!



Dr. LeAnne Froese, Dr. Linda Sifford, Dr. Nikki Magee
| Root River Veterinary Center | (507) 765-2117

212 St. Anthony Street South
Preston, MN 55965

Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Featured Articles

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  • Is a Wet Nose a Sign of a Healthy Pet?

    Have you ever heard that a wet nose is a sign that your pet is healthy? Although that's often the case, it's not always true. A moist nose can benefit your pet in several ways, but it doesn't necessarily guarantee good health. How Does a Wet Nose Help My Pet? Have you ever been woken at 5 a.m. ...

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  • Avoiding Dog Bites

    Each year almost 5 million dog bites are reported across North America and it is a rare evening on the nightly news when a dog attack is not reported. Yet, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, veterinarians and their staff make up a very small percentage of those bites in spite of their obvious ...

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  • Winter Dangers for Pets

    Winter is a time of cold weather festivals, holiday parties, and changing weather. For pets and pet owners, this season can bring its own unique set of challenges and hazards. Keeping your pet safe during this time of year will require some preparation and homework. Family gatherings and get togethers ...

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  • Veterinary Ophthalmology

    It's been said that "eyes are the windows to the soul" and certainly when you look into the eyes of your beloved pets, you can see the affection and loyalty reflected there. Unfortunately, some owners look deep into their pet's eyes and see problems. When your pet's vision is at stake, veterinary ophthalmologists ...

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  • Veterinary Acupuncture

    The use of acupuncture is growing in popularity among veterinarians and the practitioners say they are impressed with the results. Only a few decades ago, the use of acupuncture in veterinary medicine was virtually unheard of. In recent years, the use of acupuncture in veterinary medicine has been steadily ...

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  • Traveling with Pets

    According to a survey of pet owners by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), more than 53% of dog and cats will travel with their owners. With the upcoming busy travel season, what are the best ways of traveling with your best friend? It has been said that "an ounce of prevention is ...

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  • The Cutting Edge... Laser Surgery for Pets!

    It's doubtful that anyone would picture their family veterinarian swinging a light saber on the bridge of some galactic cruiser, but he or she may just have a similar technology available to help keep your pets comfortable during surgery. For more than 30 years, human doctors have used various ...

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  • Strange Things in Pets' Stomachs

    Ask your family veterinarian to talk about what he or she has found inside the stomachs of dogs and you will be in for an afternoon of stories. For a variety of reasons, our canine pets seem to enjoy gobbling up the oddest things! Recently, a leading manufacturer of veterinary x-ray products held a contest ...

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